The 30th anniversary edition of this highly acclaimed drama tells the story of a fictional 110-year-old slave played by Cicely Tyson. This incredible film earned nine Emmys, including one for director John Korty and one for Tracy Keenan Wynn's intelligent script. This 2-DVD edition includes actor and creator interviews, an all-new "making-of" documentary with cast and crew interviews, the documentary "The Writing of Ms. Jane Pittman" and more.
Cicely Tyson,Kevin Hooks,Carmen Mathews,Taj Mahal,Paul Winfield,Janet MacLachlan
Based on the Newbery Awardr-Winning Book by William H. Armstrong.
Nathan Lee Morgan (Winfield), an African-American sharecropper, steals food from his neighbor to feed his starving family and is arrested, leaving his wife and children to endure the hardships imposed on them by the economic depression and prejudice of the 1930's South. Directed by Martin Ritt, Sounder is a powerful story of a boy, his dog and his family's triumph over adversity.